Saturday, May 30, 2020

Spain curbs power of pioneering human rights judges

The country will only be able to prosecute wrongdoers residing in Spain

Man shot dead in front of children in Marbella

Police are investigating the shooting of an Algerian man as he drove his children to school

‘Robin Hood’ mayor acquitted of supermarket raids

Communist Juan Manuel Sanchez Gordillo was accused of orchestrating raids on supermarkets last summer

Twits! Police feed gives advice to drug smugglers

Spain's national police caused a twitterstorm when they offered advice on how to best smuggle drugs through airport security on Twitter

Drugs baron arrested at Costa del Sol waterpark

The head of a major cocaine ring is behind bars after being arrested while paddling around at a waterpark

British fugitive who escaped to Costa del Sol back in jail

A British prisoner who fled to the Costa del Sol is today back behind bars

Security couple mugged within a day of touching down in Spain

Thieves struck while holidaying couple were relaxing in hotel grounds

Inquest into death of missing Amy Fitzpatrick’s brother adjourned

Dean Fitzpatrick had been stabbed by his stepfather Dave Mahon last year, allegedly by accident, he claims

Paxman played part in British fraudster’s sale of fake bomb detectors

Ex British ambassador to Spain unwittingly involved

Don’t muzzle press watchdogs

Antonio Flores discusses the importance of press freedoms

African migrants in Melilla dash

60 African migrants scale the Melilla fence separating the Spanish enclave from Morocco

Princess Cristina to testify in corruption case

She is not appealing against the decision to made last week

Danske Bank executives ordered to appear in a Fuengirola Court over fraud allegations

Executives accused of mis-selling equity release mortgage to Brit retiree

Luck runs out for one of “unlucky 13”

Lee Willis, who was thought to be on the run in Spain, is arrested in Bolton after six months on the run

Princess Cristina charged with tax fraud

The ruling means the Princess could face trial

Where’s Naughty Nigel?

Colourful Costa character ‘Sir’ Nigel Goldman sought in fraud probe

Drug driving key issue for Spanish police

500 people have been killed this year in drug driving incidents

Spanish police track down vet wanted for heroin smuggling

Colombian vet has been on the run for eight years

Fruity thieves

Police arrest three men suspected of stealing 400 kilos of avocados

Locked up for life!

Man detained for life after beheading Coin waiter in UK

Costa del Moll

Gangster’s girlfriend who sent money to on-the-run criminal walks free from court

Brit in court accused of stealing post from neighbour

Man is said to have kept post mistakenly delivered to his address

Poverty criminalised in Madrid

City clamps down on street art and begging by fining them

Arrests made in relation to Costa del Sol rapes

British women allegedly raped in separate attacks on Costa del Sol

Guardia Civil agents wounded following attack by drunk driver

Guardia Civil wounded following incident in Marbella

Souter wanted to ‘enhance lives’ of young boys

Friend of alleged victim doesn´t remember making police statement